While wondering how much all of these mini things cost, thinking about how I’d be totally willing to drive a vintage car even if it was designed for toddlers, and realizing I probably don’t have enough money for even a pint size vintage car, I found you guys some pretty cool money-related news for today. Here it is!
- Savvy Sugar came out with a personal finance cheat sheet for new grads. Tips include: save for your future, tackle debt, live within your means, and make sure your health is covered. Hmm… this advice sounds familiar.
- Goldman Sachs has hired 350 interns out of 17,000 applicants! Holy cow, students have a better chance of getting into Harvard!
- The New York Times interviewed Jeffrey Selingo, former editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education. He blames high dropout rates from American colleges on student debt and lack of understanding of the financial aspect of the decision.
- Today President Obama will hold an event at the Whitehouse to urge congress to prevent student interest rates from doubling in July. Along with this, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is revealing an advertising campaign urging action against increased interest rates on student loans.
- We have some advice from CEOs on how to handle your first day at a new job. With American flag outfits and all-day binder assembling, person stories from these execs are making me a lot less nervous about my new internship gig.
- Wisebread came out with some frugal at home date ideas. Breakfast in bed and a massage are both on the list. If you like the massage thing, become a massage therapist. It’s on the list for 5 jobs with $100K salaries that don’t require bachelor’s degrees.
What was your favorite piece of money-related news today? Tell us in the comments!
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